Visit Lincoln at Waterfront Park This April
Take a little walk down by the river this April to go visit one of Louisville's most famous former residents, Abraham Lincoln himself. There's a large memorial to the former president at Waterfront Park. If you haven't seen if or even if you have, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 16, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go for a Jog Along the Waterfront This April
Get out in the beautiful April weather and get out of the house for a little while. Head to the waterfront for a jog. Start at the Lincoln Memorial, past the Big Four Lawn and the famous Brown-Forman Amphitheater. You'll see breathtaking views as ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 12, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take a Walking Tour of Downtown Louisville October 4
Put on your walking shoes, and take a guided tour through beautiful downtown Louisville this October. Louisville's downtown area is full of the most modern buildings and some of the most beautiful historic buildings. It’s a neighborhood ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 2, 2018 in Louisville Events
Break Ground at the Waterfront Botanical Gardens September 15
One of Louisville’s newest beautiful projects, the Waterfront Botanical Gardens, is finally underway. Go celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony on the water this September, and go see this amazing site for yourself before it changes completely ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 14, 2017 in Louisville Events
Run with the Night Nation August 26
You’ve probably been to a music festival before, but you’ve also probably never seen one like the Night Nation Run. It’s known as the world’s first running music festival, and it’s a totally different experience. Enjoy ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 25, 2017 in Louisville Events
Go Mountain Biking May 31
Go for a ride along the river this May, but don't expect it to be a breeze through the park. This is mountain biking, and this is going to be some serious riding. Expect to burn some calories as you race along. And remember, the faster you go the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 30, 2017 in Louisville Events
Eat Hearty at the Derby Chow Wagon
The Chow Wagon is always one of the highlights of the Derby season in Louisville, and this year it’s back. Go to Waterfront Park on the river, and go help celebrate the most exciting two minutes in sports.
Food and Fun
The Kentucky Derby is ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 28, 2017 in Louisville Events
Walk Down Christmas Tree Lane November 29
What waterfront? During the holiday season, Louisville’s amazing Waterfront Park becomes Christmas Tree Lane. Walk among the trees and find all sorts of holiday decorations that will turn your home into a winter wonderland this season.
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 28, 2016 in Louisville Events
Unwind at the Forecastle Festival July 15 - 17
For three days, Waterfront Park will host the lively Forecastle Festival. It’s a celebration of art, music, bourbon and fun itself. Forecastle in an old maritime term that refers to the part of the ship where the crew would gather to blow off ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 15, 2016 in Louisville Events
Relax and Unwind at the Waterfront June 21
You’ve heard of hot yoga and power yoga and all those other really uncomfortable types of yoga. Now, try relaxing waterfront yoga. You’ll be in the heart of downtown Louisville surrounded by some of the city’s best scenery, not ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 19, 2016 in Louisville Events
Enjoy a Day of Arts and Culture on the Waterfront June 5
The problem with culture is that you often have to enjoy it from a distance. You can’t touch the things at the museum, and you might have to sit up in the rafters while listening to the orchestra. June 5 is your chance to get hands-on with ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 4, 2016 in Louisville Events
Step Back in Time at Abbey Road on the River May 26
Abbey Road on the River is the largest Beatles-inspired music festival in the entire world, and it’s a highlight Louisville event. For days, the music of the Beatles will fill the waterfront. Take the whole family down to the water on May 26 ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 25, 2016 in Louisville Events
Take Mom to the Mother’s Day 5k at Waterfront Park May 8
May is a beautiful month to visit Waterfront Park, one of Louisville’s favorite attractions. Take Mom to the waterfront for the Mother’s Day 5k, and spend some time together in downtown Louisville. Mom will get some goodies just for ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 7, 2016 in Louisville Events
Grab a Bite to Eat at the Derby Festival Chow Wagon April 28
The Derby Festival has started, and that means it’s time to enjoy cold beer, hot music and delicious eats. Go to the Chow Wagon at the Waterfront Park, and go join the Derby party that happens before all the other Derby parties.
On the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2016 in Louisville Events
Listen to Music on the Big Lawn at Waterfront Park April 27
It’s Waterfront Wednesday on April 27, and that means there will be live music on the Big Lawn at Waterfront Park. Go enjoy Louisville’s beautiful spring weather and dance the night away. This is the first event in the seasonal concert ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 25, 2016 in Louisville Events
Walk to End Alzheimer’s September 12
Go to the South Great Lawn in Louisville’s Waterfront Park this September 12, and help to walk away Alzheimer’s. Events like this raise money and awareness for this problem. The more you walk, the more you help. Also the more you walk, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 11, 2015 in Louisville Events
Visit the Lincoln Memorial on the Waterfront September 6
The Kentucky Historical Society helped to fund the Lincoln Memorial at Waterfront Park, a unique Louisville attraction dedicated to the country’s famous 16th president. If you haven’t seen this Memorial, first dedicated in 2009, this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 6, 2015 in Louisville Events
Watch Waterfront Park Polo June 7
Go to the Waterfront Park on June 7 to see waterfront polo. This event is part of the Bourbon Affair event, a celebration of Kentucky’s favorite alcoholic beverage. Polo was once known as the sport of kings, but nowadays anyone can enjoy it. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 6, 2015 in Louisville Events
Hike, Bike and Paddle with the Mayor May 25
Go to the Great Lawn at Waterfront Park, near East Witherspoon Street, to the the Hike, Bike and Paddle event. Several different Louisville sponsors have come together to support this event, which brings people from all over Louisville together. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 23, 2015 in Louisville Events
Mayor’s Cup Paddle for Hunger July 12th
The Mayor’s Cup Paddle for Hunger creates a festival atmosphere whether you’re in one of the boats or standing on dry land. And either way, this event promises to bring a lot of fun the waterfront. More importantly, it will provide a lot ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 10, 2014 in Louisville Events